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First description of female-specific Ischemia Syndrome

First description of female-specific Ischemia Syndrome

Dialysis patients may be overmedicated

Dialysis patients may be overmedicated

Metabolic Syndrome, a map of the cardiovascular damage

Metabolic Syndrome, a map of the cardiovascular damage

Dental problems caused by radiation, chemotherapy should be treated before a child undergoes immunosuppression as part of bone marrow transplantation therapy

Dental problems caused by radiation, chemotherapy should be treated before a child undergoes immunosuppression as part of bone marrow transplantation therapy

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

Study shows mutation in NOTCH1 gene causes aortic valve disease

Baby wallaby bone development may hold key to human development

Baby wallaby bone development may hold key to human development

Patients with metabolic syndrome and moderate calcium levels in the coronary arteries have greater chance of blocked arteries

Patients with metabolic syndrome and moderate calcium levels in the coronary arteries have greater chance of blocked arteries

MDCT highly accurate for diagnosing coronary artery disease in patients with zero to moderate coronary calcification

MDCT highly accurate for diagnosing coronary artery disease in patients with zero to moderate coronary calcification

Discrimination leads to coronary artery calcification in African-American women

Discrimination leads to coronary artery calcification in African-American women

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Important link between kidney damage and cardiac problems

Potential cause of rapid kidney stone formation in astronauts on space travels

Potential cause of rapid kidney stone formation in astronauts on space travels

Instant tea may be a source of harmful levels of fluoride

Instant tea may be a source of harmful levels of fluoride

Bypass surgery on a beating heart is an excellent option for many patients with blocked heart arteries

Bypass surgery on a beating heart is an excellent option for many patients with blocked heart arteries

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

Association between long-term air pollution exposure and the early stages of atherosclerosis

New data supporting the use of Renagel in patients who are new to hemodialysis

New data supporting the use of Renagel in patients who are new to hemodialysis

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Blacks and whites have similar amounts of coronary calcium deposits, which are a sign of atherosclerotic plaques

Blacks and whites have similar amounts of coronary calcium deposits, which are a sign of atherosclerotic plaques

Vasamed announces patent for a novel pulse oximeter

Vasamed announces patent for a novel pulse oximeter

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

New findings suggest mammograms may help predict cardiovascular disease

Cultured nanoparticles from filtered homogenates of diseased calcified human cardiovascular tissue

Cultured nanoparticles from filtered homogenates of diseased calcified human cardiovascular tissue